DANVILLE, Va. – UPDATE
Authorities have identified the two people that died in a crash in Danville on Wednesday.
The victims have been identified as 74-year-old Teddie Lee Hendrix and 53-year-old Wendy Michelle Meadows. Police say both women are from Providence, N.C.
Two people died in a crash on Wednesday afternoon on South Main Street in Danville.
Shortly after 5 p.m., police, fire, and rescue units responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Updike Place and South Main Street.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Nissan Altima pulled off of Updike Place and into the path of a 2014 GMC Sierra that was traveling in the southbound lane of South Main Street.
Both occupants of the Nissan were pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing and motorists should expect a slight delay while emergency personnel continue to work at the scene.
Additional information will be released after family notifications have been made.